USMLE-Rx Step 1 Qmax Challenge #3952

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Check out today’s Step 1 Qmax Question Challenge.

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USMLE-Rx Step 1 Qmax Challenge #3952A man is brought to the emergency department following a bar fight and is treated for a deep laceration on his left cheek. On physical examination, there is no jaw deviation. He is able to blink, close his eyes tightly, wrinkle his forehead, and move his tongue symmetrically. Sensation throughout the face is intact. However, on closer inspection, the left corner of his mouth droops.

Using the image as a guide, through which of the following cranial structures does the damaged nerve pass?

A. Foramen magnum
B. Foramen ovale
C. Hypoglossal canal
D. Jugular foramen
E. Stylomastoid foramen

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Announcing the One App to Rule them All! Get Qmax on iTunes!

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Giftest2You can now access all of your Qmax subscriptions from one FREE iOS app.

The USMLE-Rx app, now available on iTunes, gives you on-the-go access to your Step 1 Qmax, Step 2 Qmax, and Step 3 Qmax subscriptions, all in one app.

Simply engage the drawer to access the Qmax menu.

Get it now!

Check out new features and bug fixes below:

With Qmax:

  • All your tests sync to the cloud for immediate access on any computer
  • Quiz yourself in multiple test modes with different question types
  • Get detailed performance stats by organ system and discipline
  • Review, annotate, and/or delete completed tests
  • The only app created and approved by First Aid authors.

New Features:

  • Added Step 2 Qmax and Step 3 Qmax to a drawer to enable quick access to your subscriptions
  • Added a Contact Us button in the app selection drawer
  • Added all available app icons to login screen
  • Added return to test list after creating test

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed an issue with HTML tables not displaying correctly
  • Fixed issue with not being able to close lab values on iPhone 4s
  • Changed distractor strike out to happen on click instead of swipe
  • Corrected pie chart direction
  • Fixed issue with selecting an app and it not persisting after leaving app
  • Check for disciplines being null after switching apps
  • Fixed issue with red notes badge being cut off
  • Fixed issue with diff max questions per step
  • Fixed copy in create test confirmation
  • Fixed lab values crash error

 

Requires a valid USMLE-Rx Qmax subscription.

Android app coming soon!

USMLE-Rx Step 1 Qmax Challenge #3911

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Check out today’s Step 1 Qmax Question Challenge.

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USMLE-Rx Step 1 Qmax Challenge #3911A full-term baby is born to a 26-year-old woman who did not seek medical care during her pregnancy. The baby does well initially, but develops red eyes with purulent discharge on day 13. The responsible organism from a special cell culture is is shown in the image.

The infectious agent most likely responsible for this baby’s condition is also involved in the pathogenesis of which neonatal disease?

A. Cervicitis
B. Meningitis
C. Pelvic inflammatory disease
D. Pneumonia
E. Urethritis
F. Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome

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Patch Adams’ Advice to Medical Students

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By Luke Murray

Patch Adams Advice to Medical StudentsI was at a conference for premedical students a few months ago, and Patch Adams was there giving both the keynote speech along with several workshops. After the conference, 40 or so attendees gathered around him on the lawn, peppering him with questions. Finally, one particularly astute premedical student asked him the question:

“If you could tell only one thing to pre-medical and medical school students, what would it be?” (more…)

USMLE-Rx Step 1 Qmax Challenge #3905

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USMLE-Rx Step 1 Qmax Challenge #3905A previously healthy 41-year-old man misses several days of work as a result of a viral illness with symptoms including fever, headache, and fatigue. He also experiences a nonproductive cough and a sore throat. By the third day, his symptoms begin to subside and he is able to return to work. The next week, however, he experiences a rapid relapse. His cough returns, but now it is a productive cough with mucopurulent sputum. He also begins to experience pleuritic chest pain. On visiting a physician, x-ray of the chest is ordered and is shown in the image.

Which of the following describes the structure of the viral genome that most likely caused his initial illness?

A. Enveloped, double-stranded DNA
B. Enveloped, nonsegmented, single-stranded RNA
C. Enveloped, segmented, single-stranded RNA
D. Non-enveloped, nonsegmented, double-stranded RNA
E. Non-enveloped, nonsegmented, single-stranded RNA

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USMLE-Rx Step 2 Qmax Challenge #21569

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Check out today’s Step 2 CK Qmax Question Challenge.

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USMLE-Rx Step 2 Qmax Challenge #21569A 1-month-old girl presents to the emergency department with emesis. She was feeding well on breast milk until 1 week ago, when she began to have nonbilious emesis immediately after feeding. The episodes have progressed, and are now occurring after every meal with nonbilious projectile emesis. Her parents are surprised that the patient attempts to feed soon after every episode of emesis. They think she has become less active and has lost weight. Her temperature is 36.8°C (98.2°F), respiratory rate is 30/min, heart rate is 160/min, and blood pressure is 88/55 mm Hg. Her abdomen is nondistended and mildly tender diffusely. There is a palpable, mobile, olive-shaped mass in the mid-epigastric region. Ultrasound imaging of the abdomen is shown in the image.

Laboratory evaluation is most likely to show which of the following?

A. Conjugated hyperbilirubinemia
B. High serum amylase and lipase levels
C. Hyperkalemia
D. Hypochloremic metabolic alkalosis
E. Metabolic acidosis

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USMLE-Rx Step 1 Qmax Challenge #3902

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USMLE-Rx Step 1 Qmax Challenge #3902A 32-year-old janitor presents with a disease of infectious origin. The organism responsible for his symptoms is revealed with an India ink stain, shown in the image.

What clinical findings would be most likely in this patient?

A. Diffuse abdominal pain with rebound tenderness
B. Dull bone pain that worsens on movement
C. Fever, fatigue, cough, and pleuritic chest pain
D. Ulcerative cutaneous papules
E. Urinary frequency and urgency

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